United States v. Brooks-Callaway Co.
318 U.S. 120 (1943)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Brooks-Callaway Co., 318 U.S. 120 (1943)

United States v. Brooks-Callaway Co.

No. 366

Argued January 4, 1943

Decided February 1, 1943

318 U.S. 120

Syllabus

Under the proviso to Article 9 of the Standard Form of Government Construction Contract, which provides that the contractor shall not be charged with liquidated damages because of delays due to unforeseeable causes, including floods, the remission of liquidated damages is not warranted where the "flood" was not unforeseeable, but was due to conditions normally to be expected. P. 318 U. S. 122.

97 Ct.Cls. 689 reversed.

Certiorari, 317 U.S. 615, to review a judgment against the United States in a suit upon a contract.

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